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Canada August 2015: New Hyundai Tucson breaks into Top 20

Hyundai Tucson Canada August 2015. Picture courtesy motortrend.comHyundai Tucson

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The Canadian new light vehicle market continues on its forward move, celebrating 29 consecutive months of year-on-year gains in August at +2% to 175.670 registrations, also its fifth month in a row above the 175.000 mark. The year-to-date total adds up to a record 1.287.993 units after 8 months, also up 2% on 2014. FCA Fiat Chrysler Automobiles remains the most popular group in the country thanks to stable sales at 26.928, distancing Ford Motor Co. at 26.579 (-5%) and General Motors at 24.653 (+11%). Honda (+11), Nissan (+10%), Daimler AG (+20%) and Jaguar-Land Rover (+22%) also shine.

Nissan Rogue Canada August 2015. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThird consecutive month inside the Canadian Top 10 for the Nissan Rogue.

Brand-wise, Ford is head and shoulders above the competition once again despite sales down 5% to 14.6% share above Toyota at 9% and Honda at 8.7%. Chevrolet is up 12% to overtake Hyundai at #4, GMC surges 16% to #8, Mercedes is up 30% to pass Subaru at #14, with Acura, Porsche (+23%), Lexus (+26%), Land Rover (+29%), Mini (+38%), Cadillac (+52%) and Volvo (+56%) all lodging spectacular gains.

Jeep Cherokee Canada August 2015. Picture courtesy of motortrend.comThe Jeep Cherokee is only 163 units off a historical Top 10 ranking in Canada.

Even though it drops by 11% year-on-year, the Ford F-Series has resumed its implacable domination of the Canadian models ranking, seeing its advantage over the #2, the Ram Pickup (-9%), grow significantly from 737 in June, 1.681 in July and 4.224 this month. The Honda Civic (-8%) completes a podium entirely in decline. Below, the GMC Sierra (+18%), Hyundai Elantra (+20%) and Chevrolet Silverado (+21%) all take off, making it an impressive four full size pickup trucks in the August Top 6 vs. four in the year-to-date Top 8 and four in the Top 18 in the U.S.

Ford F-Series Canada August 2015. Picture courtesy motortrend.comThe Ford F-Series is back to implacable domination in Canada.

The Nissan Rogue (+30%) lodges a third consecutive month at an all-time high 10th spot, the Jeep Cherokee (+70%) stops 163 units short off a historical Top 10 ranking, the Dodge Journey is up a spectacular 50% at #15, the new generation boosts Hyundai Tucson sales up 120% from #45 in July to #18 in August, the Ford Explorer surges 59%, the Honda HR-V is down two spots on last month to #29, the Mazda CX-3 is down 7 to #51 and the Honda Pilot (+73%), Toyota Tacoma (+39%) and Jeep Patriot (+92%) all impress.

Previous month: Canada July 2015: Jeep Cherokee and Honda HR-V surge up

One year ago: Canada August 2014: Jeep, Lincoln, Porsche up in record market

Full August 2015 Top 15 groups, Top 40 brands & Top 255 models below.

Canada August 2015 – groups:

PosGroupAug-15%/14Jul2015/14PosFY14
1Fiat Chrysler Automobiles26,92815.1%0%1203,6711%12
2Ford Motor Co.26,57914.9%-5%2187,851-6%21
3General Motors24,65313.9%11%3174,7046%33
4Hyundai-Kia19,29210.8%-4%4142,604-3%44
5Toyota Motor Co.18,29210.3%-1%5141,6133%55
6Honda Motor Co.17,2779.7%11%6116,6603%66
7Nissan Motor Co.11,8406.7%10%787,50712%77
8Volkswagen Group9,8965.6%7%872,87514%88
9Mazda6,8123.8%-6%948,767-4%99
10Subaru3,3481.9%-9%1030,86312%1010
11Daimler AG3,7282.1%20%1129,52216%1111
12BMW-Mini3,3091.9%1%1227,09412%1212
13Mitsubishi2,3201.3%-1%1314,294-5%1313
14Jaguar-Land Rover7550.4%22%145,5296%1414
15Volvo Cars NA4830.3%56%153,2416%1515

Canada August 2015 – brands:

PosBrandAug-15%/14Jul2015/14PosFY14
1Ford25,88014.6%-5%1183,152-6%11
2Toyota15,9929.0%-3%2124,7382%22
3Honda15,4828.7%10%3103,0171%33
4Chevrolet13,8477.8%12%599,2213%44
5Hyundai13,0277.3%0%494,852-3%55
6Nissan10,8546.1%9%680,41112%66
7Dodge8,5554.8%5%959,273-12%88
8GMC8,2584.6%16%1056,88815%99
9Jeep7,8534.4%9%854,16514%1011
10Ram7,3074.1%-11%767,6267%77
11Volkswagen6,8263.8%6%1250,41813%1113
12Mazda6,8123.8%-6%1148,767-4%1210
13Kia6,2653.5%-12%1347,752-5%1312
14Mercedes3,6622.1%30%1529,00921%1515
15Subaru3,3481.9%-9%1430,86312%1414
16Chrysler2,7681.6%7%2118,2036%1717
17BMW2,7501.5%-4%1622,7698%1616
18Audi2,4301.4%7%1718,03017%1818
19Mitsubishi2,3201.3%-1%1814,294-5%1919
20Lexus1,9311.1%26%2014,09424%2022
21Acura1,7951.0%23%1913,64314%2120
22Buick1,3080.7%-24%2210,835-10%2221
23Cadillac1,2400.7%52%247,76012%2323
24Infiniti9860.6%12%237,0965%2424
25Lincoln6990.4%-7%264,69914%2526
26Land Rover6490.4%29%294,6189%2627
27Porsche6400.4%23%254,42730%2729
28Mini5590.3%38%284,32537%2928
29Volvo4830.3%56%303,2416%3030
30Fiat4180.2%-32%274,330-32%2825
31Scion3690.2%-9%312,781-7%3131
32Jaguar1060.1%-10%32911-10%3333
33Smart660.0%-76%33513-65%3432
34Maserati630.0%54%n/a323-6%3534
35Alfa Romeo270.0%new3474new3936
36Teslan/an/an/an/a1,132n/a32n/a
37Ferrarin/an/an/an/a144n/a36n/a
38Bentleyn/an/an/an/a9468%37n/a
39Lamborghinin/an/an/an/a80n/a38n/a
40Rolls-Roycen/an/an/an/a51n/a40n/a

Canada August 2015 – models:

PosModelAug-15/14Jul2015/14PosFY14
1Ford F-Series11,206-11%178,750-7%11
2Ram Pick-up6,982-9%263,5378%22
3Honda Civic6,711-8%342,667-5%33
4GMC Sierra5,27818%635,78413%48
5Hyundai Elantra4,99820%432,882-10%66
6Chevrolet Silverado4,61421%830,67012%99
7Dodge Grand Caravan4,601-11%530,784-18%84
8Ford Escape4,442-13%931,704-8%75
9Toyota Corolla4,318-8%734,6010%57
10Nissan Rogue3,63230%1024,19624%1316
11Jeep Cherokee3,46970%1220,33843%1720
12Toyota RAV43,390-7%1327,05718%1012
13Honda CR-V3,35115%1425,55112%1111
14Mazda33,102-26%1524,762-15%1210
15Dodge Journey3,02050%1917,2281%1817
16VW Jetta2,8012%1720,485-10%1615
17Chevrolet Cruze2,7711%1621,527-6%1513
18Hyundai Tucson2,205120%4510,80427%2838
19Mazda CX-52,1505%2014,71810%2022
20Hyundai Santa Fe2,074-27%1122,5682%1414
21Ford Explorer1,96759%219,58713%3434
22Hyundai Accent1,922-27%1814,582-11%2118
23Ford Focus1,876-9%2614,272-11%2221
24VW Golf1,8334%2314,263138%2336
25Jeep Wrangler1,797-30%2514,943-11%1919
26Chevrolet Equinox1,77423%3112,916-7%2423
27Ford Fusion1,7576%2411,460-12%2724
28Ford Edge1,7174%2212,4960%2525
29Honda HR-V1,712new274,351new72
30Chrysler Town & Country1,58510%696,438-7%5554
31Toyota Camry1,45017%3312,19514%2627
32Hyundai Sonata1,441-14%299,8859%3131
33Kia Soul1,297-10%289,17233%3548
34Toyota Sienna1,2713%349,95325%3041
35Nissan Sentra1,242-5%3210,5245%2928
36Honda Accord1,203-20%369,621-20%3326
37Kia Sorento1,172-11%529,8615%3230
38Chrysler 2001,1383%508,34820%3840
39Honda Pilot1,13673%574,83314%6777
40VW Tiguan1,12512%467,7266%4345
41Nissan Micra1,11628%398,267100%4062
42Toyota Tacoma1,10739%416,8651%5047
43Kia Rio1,054-39%567,102-34%4729
44Jeep Patriot1,02192%437,402105%4480
45Chevrolet Malibu1,02134%1046,85664%5158
46Jeep Grand Cherokee1,013-31%308,008-7%4133
47Subaru Forester9706%378,297-4%3935
48Toyota Tundra95720%477,1725%4549
49Kia Forte938-21%488,6554%3637
50Subaru Impreza925-6%407,82011%4244
51Mazda CX-3906new443,437new92
52GMC Terrain905-13%537,133-9%4642
53BMW 3-Series875-20%516,215-4%5746
54Chevrolet Trax861-13%634,859-12%6656
55Toyota Highlander85747%546,7751%5250
56Nissan Murano84445%496,194120%5892
57Mitsubishi Outlander82036%683,7279%8290
58Ford Transit8191761%585,7269443%59196
59Honda Odyssey790-25%358,5334%3743
60Subaru XV Crosstrek77132%595,53818%6071
61Audi Q575910%705,2000%6361
62Nissan Pathfinder757-4%386,7215%5351
63Mercedes C Class75660%607,02565%4870
64Nissan Versa719-35%426,493-38%5432
65Mercedes M Class69637%963,9294%7987
66GMC Acadia69224%784,38414%7179
67GMC Savana68827%554,40716%7072
68Kia Optima68136%884,110-31%7667
69Toyota Yaris664-29%625,488-9%6257
70Acura RDX64245%725,03915%6575
71Kia Sportage63415%774,2050%7478
72Ford Fiesta629-17%713,674-45%8353
73Mitsubishi RVR62820%733,893-4%8074
74VW Passat/CC62214%754,330-20%7366
75Lexus RX609-11%664,440-13%6960
76Toyota 4Runner58750%743,60937%8598
77Toyota Venza581-16%674,453-20%6865
78Lexus NX578new923,569new87226
79Honda Fit56670%656,914-5%4939
80Cadillac SRX56063%953,35914%9594
81Chevrolet Traverse54533%802,724-1%104100
82Mitsubishi Lancer523-34%794,108-8%7773
83Ford Mustang52017%615,49434%6184
84Subaru Outback494-44%646,32130%5655
85Buick Verano489-17%813,988-16%7868
86Nissan Altima484-58%835,098-27%6452
87Nissan Titan47498%1162,2418%119118
88Acura MDX472-13%843,492-12%9176
89Audi A446626%983,828-1%8181
90GMC Canyon466new913,252new97227
91Nissan Frontier451112%1052,3501%113108
92Mercedes GLK44037%943,5815%8685
93Chevrolet Colorado433new853,539new88230
94Acura TLX419new763,350new96142
95Cadillac ATS41874%1392,089-11%125103
96BMW X541547%933,390-13%9488
97Buick Encore406-35%823,195-15%9883
98Mini Cooper404131%903,51695%89114
99Dodge Durango404285%862,80026%102119
100Mercedes Sprinter37922%1013,18516%9996
101Nissan Juke3677%973,06915%100106
102BMW 4-Series3563%893,50367%90111
103Audi A335233%1212,719125%105134
104Mercedes GLA349new1062,217new122182
105Mercedes CLA-Class34212%1092,5998%107101
106Mitsubishi Mirage342-17%1172,479-18%10897
107Chevrolet Sonic336-32%874,123-29%7559
108BMW X3332-18%1263,003-15%10191
109Infiniti Q5032915%1182,131-6%124115
110Audi Q332515%1122,273706%118159
111Lincoln MKX32424%1461,319-31%156127
112Infiniti QX6031713%1192,4278%110107
113Jeep Renegade306new1111,042new167
114Toyota Prius C30435%1002,36524%112123
115Fiat 500296-39%1202,200-51%12386
116Kia Rondo285-19%1082,648-38%10689
117Lexus IS258-29%1132,318-14%11599
118Acura ILX249-6%1331,633-18%142124
119Toyota Prius V2480%1281,6903%140140
120Jeep Compass247-58%1622,432-41%10982
121Porsche Macan24121%1311,432116%153170
122Ford Taurus237-13%1032,7446%103110
123Buick Enclave227-34%1022,3317%114109
124Mercedes E/CLS Class225-36%1362,065-18%126102
125VW Touareg225-2%1611,4320%152139
126Range Rover Evoque22440%1451,54337%145155
127Mazda6218-36%1321,817-18%134117
128Lincoln MKC217-39%1141,995202%128151
129Porsche Cayenne21646%1231,64115%141148
130Chevrolet Camaro2157%1302,221-11%120121
131Chevrolet Tahoe215-32%1411,53440%146153
132Hyundai Veloster214-44%1102,303-9%116112
133Chevrolet Impala213-16%1721,740-23%139113
134Mercedes B Class212-22%1521,468-23%149128
135Ford Transit Connect211-30%1271,91614%130122
136BMW X120940%1421,9332%129125
137Audi Q720132%1491,285-2%158146
138Dodge Dart199-70%1382,395-60%11164
139Lexus ES199-35%1511,547-14%144126
140Volvo XC90190245%16944165%206214
141Nissan Maxima18989%11596057%169180
142Dodge Challenger188107%1482,29797%117157
143Kia Sedona187267%1441,864433%132194
144VW Beetle18345%1401,81426%135143
145Ram ProMaster City177new1071,397new154
146Infiniti QX501757%1601,2924%157149
147Mazda CX-917169%174848-10%172162
148Hyundai Genesis168-49%1351,803-20%136116
149Chevrolet Volt167-10%159742-35%179164
150BMW 5-Series166-33%1571,199-19%161138
151Mazda5160-49%1432,048-28%127105
152Nissan Xterra156103%1581,16759%163179
153Chevrolet Corvette155107%1561,45951%150171
154Mini Countryman155-33%166809-40%174144
155Ford E-Series153-79%1681,902-72%13163
156Range Rover Sport153-21%1471,604-9%143130
157Buick LaCrosse15242%213681-16%186161
158Chevrolet Express150-59%1241,765-43%13893
159Cadillac Escalade14954%1671,366244%155189
160Chevrolet Suburban14939%19672019%182181
161Ford Flex144-40%1221,519-29%147136
162Scion FR-S143-21%1541,003-15%168160
163Dodge Charger13920%1533,65630%84104
164Ram ProMaster134-30%1551,84921%133131
165Toyota Prius133-18%1631,111-16%164150
166Chevrolet Spark128-21%991,2413%159158
167Lexus RC128new170622new191251
168Subaru Legacy124-49%1342,21844%121120
169Nissan Leaf12410%1797062%184175
170Volvo XC601231%1501,20420%160163
171BMW 2 Series12035%1651,043124%166187
172Mercedes GL Class119-31%1371,517-6%148137
173GMC Yukon XL118-52%195872-26%171154
174Audi A5116-54%1641,195-28%162141
175Ford Expedition11278%1251,45661%151156
176GMC Yukon111-60%1761,056-5%165145
177Lincoln MKZ1009%175757-29%177165
178Chevrolet City Express100new171554new195
179Range Rover9770%2006793%187186
180Scion xB9660%18875160%178198
181Scion tC95-21%173808-5%175172
182BMW X69474%182775103%176185
183Land Rover Discovery Sport94new203247new225
184Ford C-Max90-37%184452-56%203166
185Fiat 500X89new129363new213
186BMW X48828%185733566%181205
187Nissan NV20087-7%1868967%170169
188Volvo V6082-15%191739-47%180147
189Audi A681-21%197618-18%192173
190Land Rover LR481125%19246773%202212
191Nissan NV7936%19951812%197195
192Mazda MX-5 Miata76105%187423-6%209204
193Nissan 370Z74118%17848154%200216
194Cadillac XTS7485%220443-5%204192
195Audi A773-28%183532-24%196188
196Infiniti QX807089%21043340%207202
197Mercedes S Class6643%1816982%185174
198Smart ForTwo66-76%189513-65%198132
199Subaru BRZ64-16%180664-11%188184
200Porsche 91164-2%17764210%189191
201Toyota Avalon64-20%204563-17%194178
202Volvo S606224%214489-35%199n/a
203Lexus CT57-28%190586-19%193177
204Nissan Armada5134%20543253%208209
205Porsche Boxster5142%2092865%222220
206BMW i Series4644%211344197%216236
207Chrysler 30045-12%2233,4174%9395
208Lexus GX4580%20844221%205200
209Lexus GS43-20%230280-21%224207
210Jaguar XJ4348%239189-20%234221
211Infiniti QX7041-21%21536320%212208
212Toyota Sequoia40-7%207415-16%210193
213Infiniti Q6040-26%217310-3%219215
214Audi TT3970%194132-45%240229
215Cadillac CTS38-56%198479-34%201176
216VW Eos37-10%2023685%211210
217Scion iQ35106%222192-25%233225
218Buick Regal34-47%22564035%190190
219Porsche Panamera34-24%226217-16%229218
220Porsche Cayman3436%221193-2%232233
221Fiat 500L33-75%2241,767-8%137133
222Jaguar XF32-24%229345-10%215201
223Jaguar F-Type31-26%2013536%214211
224Mazda229-86%193714-57%183135
225Lincoln Navigator2856%206328143%218224
226Mercedes SL-Class2717%227232-17%226222
227Alfa Romeo 4C27new23374new251262
228BMW 6 Series25-24%2163418%217213
229Lincoln MKT2567%228167-16%236228
230Volvo XC7023-34%218307-13%220203
231Mercedes SLK21-28%219219-22%228219
232Toyota Land Cruiser21425%23412350%242248
233BMW 7-Series18-51%212197-19%231217
234Mercedes G Class1721%23118217%235232
235Audi A815-32%243163-5%237231
236Kia Cadenza15-46%24811423%243241
237Ram Cargo Van14-94%244843-49%173129
238Infiniti Q7014133%242140155%238242
239Acura RLX13225%240128-31%241235
240Mercedes AMG GT13new23691new247
241Lexus LX120%247198-3%230223
242Honda Ridgeline8-95%232219-83%227152
243Nissan GT-R8-11%23894-5%245243
244Mitsubishi i-MiEV7-30%2498710%248246
245BMW Z46-14%24164-53%252239
246Lincoln MKS5-50%237133-18%239237
247Hyundai Equus5-55%25425-52%257253
248Honda Crosstour4-95%235282-50%223183
249Dodge (SRT) Viper4-33%24510531%244247
250Lexus LS3-73%24693-26%246240
251Audi R83-50%25285-7%249245
252Volvo S803n/a6130%253252
253Kia K9002100%2562131%260257
254Honda CR-Z1-94%25033-54%254249
255Cadillac ELR1-90%25324-14%259255

Source: Manufacturers, Desrosiers, ANDC, GCBC

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